This Week’s Hottest Titles: 21 March 2021

This Week’s Hottest Titles: 21 March 2021

How to GamemasterHere are this week’s hottest titles for the week ending 21 March 2021!

  1. How to Gamemaster
  2. Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide
  3. Building Worlds 2
  4. Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters
  5. DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide
  6. Adventure Generator Vol. 1
  7. Building Adventures
  8. Adventure Generator Vol. 2
  9. Building Worlds
  10. Building Monsters

20% Off New Bundles

20% Off New Bundle at DriveThruRPG! As with all bundles, you only pay for the titles that you haven’t previously purchased! Pick up some great stuff, round out your collection, and save money at the same time!

DoubleZero Essentials

This collection includes the DoubleZero Core Book and the DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide. A revised edition of the core rulebook is in the works for Summer 2021. If you purchase this version now, you will automatically have access to the updated edition when it is released. You will not need to purchase the new edition separately.

Hippogryph Essentials

The collecting includes the Hippogryph Codex core rulebook + the Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide. A revised edition of the core rulebook is in the works for Summer 2021. If you purchase this version now, you will automatically have access to the updated edition when it is released. You will not need to purchase the new edition separately.

Gamemaster Tools

This collection includes the How to Gamemaster +  Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters. A revised and expanded edition of Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters title is in the works. If you purchase this version now, you will automatically have access to the updated edition when it is released. You will not need to purchase the new edition separately.

In the Pipeline

In addition to the things mentioned above, we’re currently working on the DoubleZero Companion. This book will have expanded and optional rules, as well as streamlined systems for weapons, gadgets, and other equipment. After that will be the Hippogryph Companion, with expanded and optional rules for that system including alternate attributes and skill, streamlined task resolution, and more.

This Week’s Hottest Titles: 21 March 2021

20% Off These New BUNDLES

20% Off These New BUNDLES at DriveThruRPG! As with all bundles, you only pay for the titles that you haven’t previously purchased! Pick up some great stuff, round out your collection, and save money at the same time!

DoubleZero Essentials

This collection includes the DoubleZero Core Book and the DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide. A revised edition of the core rulebook is in the works for Summer 2021. If you purchase this version now, you will automatically have access to the updated edition when it is released. You will not need to purchase the new edition separately.

Hippogryph Essentials

The collecting includes the Hippogryph Codex core rulebook + the Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide. A revised edition of the core rulebook is in the works for Summer 2021. If you purchase this version now, you will automatically have access to the updated edition when it is released. You will not need to purchase the new edition separately.

Gamemaster Tools

This collection includes the How to Gamemaster +  Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters. A revised and expanded edition of Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters title is in the works. If you purchase this version now, you will automatically have access to the updated edition when it is released. You will not need to purchase the new edition separately.

Now Available: Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide

Now Available: Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide

Hippogryph Gamemaster GuideA manual for running a fantasy tabletop roleplaying game using the Hippogryph System.

As the gamemaster, you are the prime mover behind any Hippogryph game. You create and shape the setting that the characters inhabit, and prepare and run the adventures they’ll go on. It’s your role to tell the story, play the supporting characters, and manage the dynamics of the group. To do this, you have to knowing what your players want from a Hippogryph experience. It’s a big job, but an incredibly rewarding one.

The Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide assumes that you already have a copy of the core rules and know how the Hippogryph System works. You don’t need to be an expert, or have every single mechanic and guideline committed to memory. All you need is a firm grasp of the fundamentals, so you can make fair rulings, teach new players how things work, and keep a game session flowing smoothly.

Just as I wrote Hippogryph to be the character-driven fantasy roleplaying system I always wanted, this is the book I wish I’d had when I began my journey as a gamemaster. It’s filled with tips and tricks drawn from years of experience. Whether you’ve been running a game using the Hippogryph System for a while or are preparing to do so for the first time, this book was written for you.

The Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide includes the following chapters:

  • An overview of the gamemaster’s role, with an explanation of the many jobs you will take on.
  • What materials, both required and optional, you’ll need in order to run a game.
  • A guide to identifying different types of players and what they’re looking to get from a game.
  • How to prepare for adventures, game sessions, and campaigns.
  • What Session Zero is, why it’s important, and how to successful run one for your group.
  • Advice on how to run a game session from start to finish, based on decades of experience.
  • How to create all types of factions, for use as allies and adversaries in your game.
  • New rules on allowing the player characters to change the world based on the outcomes of their adventures.
  • How to let yourself be human, dealing with inevitable mistakes, and managing player issues.

Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide

Publisher: Dancing Lights Press
Rule System: Hippogryph System
Price: $5 Digital
Publication Date: 17 March 2021
Format: 96 pages. A5 format (bullet journal size). PDF, ePub, Kindle.
Available Now at DriveThruRPG!
#Hippogryph #TTRPG #DancingLightsPress
Copyright 2021 Berin Kinsman. All rights reserved.

Now Available: DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide

Now Available: DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide

DoubleZero Gamemaster GuideA manual for running a real-world tabletop roleplaying game using the DoubleZero System.

As the gamemaster, you are the prime mover behind any DoubleZero game. You create and shape the setting that the characters inhabit, and prepare and run the adventures they’ll go on. It’s your role to tell the story, play the supporting characters, and manage the dynamics of the group. To do this, you have to knowing what your players want from a DoubleZero experience. It’s a big job, but an incredibly rewarding one.

The DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide assumes that you already have a copy of the core rules and know how the DoubleZero System works. You don’t need to be an expert, or have every single mechanic and guideline committed to memory. All you need is a firm grasp of the fundamentals, so you can make fair rulings, teach new players how things work, and keep a game session flowing smoothly.

Just as I wrote DoubleZero to be the “real world” roleplaying system I always wanted, this is the book I wish I’d had when I began my journey as a gamemaster. It’s filled with tips and tricks drawn from years of experience. Whether you’ve been running a game using the DoubleZero System for a while or are preparing to do so for the first time, this book was written for you.

The DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide includes the following chapters:

  • An overview of the gamemaster’s role, with an explanation of the many jobs you will take on.
  • What materials, both required and optional, you’ll need in order to run a game.
  • A guide to identifying different types of players and what they’re looking to get from a game.
  • How to prepare for adventures, game sessions, and campaigns.
  • What Session Zero is, why it’s important, and how to successful run one for your group.
  • Advice on how to run a game session from start to finish, based on decades of experience.
  • How to create all types of organizations, for use as allies and adversaries in your game.
  • New rules on allowing the player characters to change the world based on the outcomes of their adventures.
  • How to let yourself be human, dealing with inevitable mistakes, and managing player issues.

DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide

Publisher: Dancing Lights Press
Rule System: DoubleZero System
Price: $5 Digital
Publication Date: 17 March 2021
Format: 96 pages. A5 format (bullet journal size). PDF, ePub, Kindle.
Available Now at DriveThruRPG!
#DoubleZero #TTRPG #DancingLightsPress
Copyright 2021 Berin Kinsman. All rights reserved.

Final Day for GM’s Day Sale 2021 + Hottest Titles

Final Day for GM’s Day Sale 2021

Yes, it truly is the final day for GM’s Day Sale 2021. It’s the biggest sale of the year, and almost all of our bestselling titles have been discounted. So act now! We don’t run any sales other than the site-wide events at DriveThruRPG, you this is probably your last chance to get individual titles marked down until Christmas!

This Week’s Hottest Titles!

How to Gamemaster

Here are this week’s hottest titles from Dancing Lights Press, according to the fine folks at DriveThruRPG!

Beyond GM’s Day 2021: Upcoming Releases

The next two releases will be the DoubleZero Gamemaster Guide and the Hippogryph Gamemaster Guide. We’ll have more info on those for you in the coming week. After that will be the DoubleZero Companion and the Hippogryph Companion, offering expanded and alternative rules for both of those systems. The revised and expanded version of Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters is also in the works.

This Week’s Hottest Titles for 14 March 2021

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